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Original Poem-Formula Poetry line one = a noun line two = 2 adjs. that describe the noun line three = a sentence describing noun. line four = another word that has the same meaning as noun. Could I have an example on this please.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 6:53pm

romeo and juliet
"Translate" the prologue to Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare's poetry to your prose. Use the dictionary as necessary. Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes ...
Monday, January 4, 2010 at 3:39pm

Lesson 4 Poetry, Part 1
1. Walt Whitman’s excerpt from Song of Myself can be considered an expression of A. populism. C. imagism. B. romanticism. my answer D. conventionalism. 2. Which one of the following poems has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC DD . . .? A. “since feeling is first” B. &#...
Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 7:11pm

How do you write a List Poetry poem?
Monday, December 21, 2009 at 4:49pm

describe what happens at king arthur's court that shows the green knights superhuman qualities
Friday, December 18, 2009 at 11:10am

English 2 honors quick question
I have a final in this class tomorrow and I need a free online practice test. Somethings we have learned our poetry terms, (sonnet, lyrical, haiku, simile, metaphor, hyberbole etc..) We have also read the story Antigone, Pit and the Pendulum, Witness for the prosecution. Thanks:)
Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 5:33pm

whats q poem that has 10 syllables per line
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 11:31pm

I need help writing a poem about America.What is an interesting topic or intelligent idea that I can write about?
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 5:10pm

how do you write a hyperbole poem? (with instructions)
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 5:07pm

wHAT IS THE MOOD AND THEME OF the storm by walter de la mare
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 7:46pm

Poetry, Part 2
1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a ...
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 6:16pm

I need to write a couple using 5 of these words: interfere, intermediate, interpret, recommend, remarkable, adjective, convection cell, weather, climate, or hyperbole
Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 9:38pm

I'm having a hard time with the meter & feet part of my work today. I just don't really get it. Help me with the practice/study questions? (I put a star by the one's I think are right, but the last few I just have no idea.) What metric foot is represented by this ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 1:22pm

english II
Which sentence contains an error in Pronouns. Is it B. A.Neither Jane Austen nor Mary Shelley is known for their poetry. B.As the curtain rises, everyone in the audience settles into his or her seat and waits for the play to begin. C.The book sale that is held in the spring is...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 4:12pm

'Poetry is first of all about feelings. Make a list of all the feelings you can think of and choose five that can be the starting points for a poem. Try making up five similes that compare the feeling to an object, an animal, or a person.' Here are the feelings I got (...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:35pm

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 10:03am

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 9:17pm

literature: poetry,part 1
Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. The fog comes on little cat feet. B. Spring is a dream unsung. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. A narrow wind complains all day.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 1:58pm

7th Grade LA
For a poetry project i need a published haiku with an author but i am unable to find one. Do you know any?
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 7:17pm

To Writeacher
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before the subject of ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 10:53pm

"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of re-action, the tranquility disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was before the subject of ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 5:27am

Edit and review please. Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going through the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? ...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 3:33pm

Hi, I recently posted a question about postmodern and modern theories of criticism, and I still don't really understand it. Could someone please explain these two to me? I found some info.. but I still kinda don't understand. "Postmodernism represents the ...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 9:57pm

English lit essay check
7) Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going thru the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? What similarities are ...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:45pm

Language Arts
what is free verse poetry? What are all of the examples of poetry?
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 5:56pm

I need to write a poem with the word ALGEBRA but the only problem is that my teacher wants complete sentences with each letter instead of a word for a letter. Can you please help?
Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 7:49pm

My teacher asked me to write a classic poem. What is a clssic poem?
Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 4:48pm

1. I don't like to eat junk food. (Is 'junk' waste? What kinds of food are junk food? Would you name them, please?) 2. He is famous for poetry. 3. He is well-known for kindness. 4. He is noted for wealthy. 5. He is notorious for cruelty. (Are they all correct ...
Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 6:41am

How do poets utilize devices and conventions to develope themes in their poetry? Support your answer with examples from the assigned reading
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 11:51pm

11 Eng. Lit.
How are the ideas in Ars Poetica and poetry the same and different?
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 4:00pm

lit 210
Complete the Comparative Poetry Matrix in Appendix H, in which you will compare and contrast the themes and writing styles of three poems of your choice (other than My Papa's Waltz), as well as evaluate which poem of the three most effectively utilizes literary devices and...
Sunday, June 28, 2009 at 2:16pm

quicklly... words that, not necessarily rhyme, but sound like 'emotionless' please tlel me some words that sound like emotionless
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 4:40pm

can someone please give me good links where i can find poetry to read. i am writing a poem called 'shadows of the past' . and i need to read some good pieces of poetry to get ideas, and ispiration. i don't know what my poem's going to be about, i just know that...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 1:36pm

what is a good song for remembering poetry terms. I memorize lyrics really well.Please help ;-)
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 6:19pm

What poet/songwriter wrote these words? Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free Like a worm on a hook Like a knight from some old-fashioned book I have saved all my ribbons for thee If I have been unkind I hope that you can ...
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 10:36pm

What is the significance of Cerberus in Sylvia Plath's poem "Fever 103"?
Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:55pm

So for English we're doing poetry. With a partner we both wrote our own poems and compared them. We had to find one word that fits into both poems and we got the word "Change". Now we have to be able to read our poems while not boring the class by doing something...
Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 1:34am

can u plz help me make a alliteration poem 8-10 sentances about nature??
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:46pm

I need to write 5 hinky pinkies (don't need # of syllables), but can't think of anything... PLEASE, HELP!
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 6:40pm

Can someone please give me some SIMPLE (easy for me to understand) meanings of the following poetry terms? because I am quite confused with the terms...especially alliteration, assonance,consonance, and rhyme. How can I identify them? 1. Poetry 2. Alliteration 3. Assonance 4. ...
Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 2:57am

Can you tell me one word that would sum up or define the following phrase...."flows easily" relation to poetry....
Friday, April 24, 2009 at 5:32pm

college poetry/comp2
what object is ugly on the inside and beutiful on the ourside?
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 7:00pm

Could you please give me a website with a rhyming dictionary?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:12pm

Which is has a more powerful expression when used in poetry.... a simile or a metaphor.... Why?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:03pm

Question? How do the poetic elements increase my appreciation of the story."The Cremation of Sam McGee". answer: The perfect rhyme and meter come through perfectly.The vivid descriptions,make me read it again to grasp the details. Can you correct my answer?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 4:11pm

How do the poetic elements increase my interest in or my appreciation of ?: 1."The cremation of Sam Mcgee." 2. "How I learned English". How to answer this question?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 9:48am

question: How do the poetic elements increase my appreciation of the highwayman ? my answer: I love all the repition and the alliteration Noyes put in this poem this one of my favorites.Is it a corrret answer?
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 12:59am

In the poem "HOW I LEARNED ENGLISH"by Gregory Djanikian. Is there any suspense? If so when does it occur and why? Answer. yes, when the narrator got hit with the baseball on his head and fell on the floor.Is it correct what to answer for why?
Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 1:40am

Im working on poetry at school and I'm suppose to make a limerick. The rhyme scheme is aabba. I'm now just having trouble on the last one. Be my friend, I plead. A friend is all I need. Please be the one that I can trust. Don't ever let our friendship rust. Help?
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 6:22pm

1)exam #00779100 of penn foster i need help with the exam
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 11:44am

poetry/Ms Sue
The suspense that occurs in the highwayman When the soldier come to the inn tie Bess up with a gun at her chest. what do you think? wright Another question is the narrator of "The cremation of sam McGee"? Robert Service and he is inside the poem. thanks
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 10:26am

Can you tell me where does suspense occur and why ? In The "cremation of sam McGee", and "the highwayman" please help
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 10:31pm

English (SATIRE)
How does this one show SATIRE??? i have an idea but im not 100% sure its right. WHY GOLF IS GREAT What is the best sport? It's one of the great debates in our country, one which you can hear argued at your local bastion of culture we commonly call the "sports bar.&...
Sunday, April 12, 2009 at 1:12pm

Robert Frost
What did Robert Frost write about in his poetry? I think he wrote about the common people of America.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 10:55pm

narrative poem John and Fred are the awesomest friends They hang all day everyday They do homework together They don't ever fight A girl named Isabel is new at their school She is funny and fun She is sweet and beautiful They both really like her Soon they were fighting ...
Monday, April 6, 2009 at 11:34pm

features of elizabethan poetry,what they possess
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 9:40am

Interpret Poetry
Can you please give a detailed explanation of the poem titled Albequerque Graveyard on the following site?​quegraveyard
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 5:42pm

has elizabeth barret browning recieved any awards for her poetry?
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 10:57am

Help me Edit this document please. Both Emily Dickinson and Walter Whitman used their poetry as a way to express transcendentalist ideas. Whitman wrote mostly about self-knowledge and spirituality while Dickinson wrote about the self knowledge and nature aspects of the ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 9:49pm

What is poetry?
Monday, March 2, 2009 at 5:31am

Hi, I wrote this poem and I was wondering if someone could please edit it for me? Thanks In my dreams, creeps up a guy, Mysterious he is; as I know him not. He smiles and I gaze-with a heartfelt sigh, Daydreaming often of a true love knot. His face personifies beauty, From his...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 3:12pm

I was going to write a poem on Motherhood as I think it is a beautiful and vast subject. Anyone know which way I should start? (I want it to be a rhyming poem) Thanks for the help! -MC
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 7:08pm

poetry/The Planet on the Table
what is the meaning of the poem "Planet on the Table" by Wallace Stevens i've asked this a lot of times but no one gives me the meaning. this poem is so confusing
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 3:13pm

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
so here it is [ again ]: Daughter of Invention [underlined] by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. this family moves from the Dominican Republic to the United States Their family consists of the narrator, her sisters...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm

Lit/Poem/The Planet on the Table
The subject of Steven's poem is the a. writing of poetry b. solar system c. speaker's disillusionment d. richenss of language A?
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 2:28pm

World culture and the arts
Explain in 200 to 300 words how artistic expression reflects the basic tenets of the Islamic faith in the following examples: 1. Architecture, a. Mosque, b. Minarets, 2. Persian Poetry, a. Relationship of lost lovers, b. Celebration of spring, 3. Music and Dance, a. Turkish ...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 1:00pm

ASAP Literature PPlz Hurry!
I need a good website that has poetry summaries. Thanks
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 9:48pm

Please give feedback on the below acrostic poems. I am in 9th grade so base it off of that. Follow me Over the rainbow Outside reality Towards the stars Sprint towards happiness Taciturn smiles whisk onto faces (or tackle fears or trust the path) Evaporating behind Pitter, ...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 5:22pm

Poetry/Digitial Story Telling
Hey, I have to do a digital story for Jonathan Swift's A SATIRICAL ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A LATE FAMOUS GENERAL, but I don't know what images to use nor where to find one. Help Please?
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 3:17pm

Could you please read my biography of Walt Whitman and if there any revising that needs to done please let me know. Thank you! Biography of Walt Whitman Walter Whitman was born on May 31, 1819 in Westhills, Town of Huntington, Long Island. Walter's parents were interested ...
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 1:24pm

my homework is to write a poem in which i make something in nature speak and describe its growing process. i can either write a poem or a prose. I can choose any tone i like.. i have chosen to write on a tree's growing process.. can someone explain to me what prose is and ...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 11:59am

Since the 1970s, American poetry has a. been characterized by diverse voices and styles b. become increasingly narrow in subject matter c. reflected a more elitist perspective d. been appreciated for its simplicity i think the answer is A because my book says: Since 1970s, ...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 7:12pm

what is one positive message in the poem "Poetry" by Marianne Moore.. in the begginning of the poem the she says that she "dislikes it", and that there is more importants things. but later she admits that she is interested in poetry. so what would be the ...
Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 3:43pm

i need help finding the themes of this essay. i know that 1 possible theme is about losing something when you learn something. But my teacher said there was another theme on " the importance to look in-dept" i'm not sure what he meant by that. Mark Twain's 2 ...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 5:41pm

Poetry, English
hmm what might be an example of onomatopeia in this poem? Conquerors By sundown we came to a hidden village Where all the air was still And no sound met our tired ears, save For the sorry drip of rain from blackened trees And the melancholy song of swinging gates. Then through...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 3:13pm

english; poetry
i need a poem to compare with emily dickinson's "Hope is the Thing With Feathers' - any ideas? :D
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 8:55am

In my english class we have to right poems and this week we are writing spondaic. What are some examples of spondaic poetry? Also what is a foot in poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 5:38pm

What is poetry?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 11:32am

Monday, January 26, 2009 at 8:48pm

Poetry (9th grade)
This is a poem by Alice Walker and a question at the end but I can't figure out the question. Poem title: "Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning." Looking down into my father's dead face for the last time my mother said without tears, ...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 1:24pm

Hi there, I know this is so last minute, but i really need this to be edited tonight for my exam. I posted it earlier, but i don't know if you saw it .If you could please check if I translated the English correctly into French, you’d be of great help. I know it’s...
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 11:11pm

I am so sorry SraJMcGi but i have the other half of my project that i just finished. Do you mind checking if i have translated it correctly. Your help is greatly appreciated. 1.)Secondly, the culture. - Deuxièmement, la culture. 2.)Djiboutian attire reflects the region...
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 7:53pm

British Literature
Question: How did the Industrial Revolution affect the poetry of William Blake and William Wordsworth? - Okay, I'm not quite sure if I understand this correctly. Wasn't Wordsworth a supporter of the IR? And wasn't Blake thought to see the IR as a prophetic sign of ...
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 5:39pm

Sorry, another question: I need an acrostic poem for the name K I N Z A Thanks :) -MC
Friday, January 16, 2009 at 5:36pm

1.In fiction, use of conventions leads to? A. entertainment, B. expectations, C. imagination, or D. escapism. 2. According to the analyses of the stories you were asked to read, "A Pair of Silk Stockings" best represents literary? A. allegory. B. realism. C. ...
Friday, January 16, 2009 at 11:44am

Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the objects you though of in a line of poetry. The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London. Big Ben's hands showed that it was ...
Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 6:43pm

Poetry (personification)
Think of two things that can have human body parts substituted for their own parts. What parts does a clock have that a human body has? Now use the the objects you though of in a lines of poetry. Example: The face of Big Ben watches over the city of London...
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at 6:26pm

Poetry (metaphors)
What's the metaphor? --------------------------------------- The Toaster A silver-scaled dragon with jaws flaming red sits at my elbow and toasts my bread. I hand him fat slices, and then, one by one, He hands them back when he sees they are done...
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at 3:00pm

What one syllable word rhymes with 12? or 2 syllable? Thanks-MC
Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 11:34am

Okay, heres an "I am" poem. But I need help on what to put for the "i am" lines. It has to be two personality characteristics. The theme is about the world being destroyed. I was thinking of using "I am hopeful and amazed", but don't if that ...
Friday, January 9, 2009 at 3:28am

Poetry for Avie
Here is a book to look for, if you aren't happy with the poems you now have: The River Is Wide / El río es ancho. Twenty Mexican Poets/A Bilingual Anthology. The ed. is Marlon C. Frick. tr. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. Sra
Friday, January 2, 2009 at 3:08pm

what free web sites can I search for poetry regarding "mexican crossing the boarder and their hardships that go with it? I am in the 4th grade and need this for school.. thank you
Thursday, January 1, 2009 at 7:15pm

Language Arts/Poetry
In the poem "Parade" by Rachel Field, what details in the poem describe the town? The only thing I see is the elm trees and the grass. Can you help me?
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 7:02pm

What's the connotation of "Because i could not stop for death" by Emily Dickinson?
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 7:47pm

american literature
write a critical analysis on the poetry of henry longfellow
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 12:32am

ok so im supposed to create a poem about child abuse...and i have some good ones but i totally just got writers block and i need is part of the poem, any suggestions MY PAIN it started with a pen and paper... i write my emotions without thinking a bit it happened so...
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 9:44pm

Gifted+Talented English-(Figurative Speech Poetry)
Our assignment is to write a poem on each of the types of figurative speech. simile metaphor synecdoche metonymy personification apostrophe hyperbole understatement irony paradox I have completed every one of them except understatement and paradox. I understand what they are. ...
Monday, December 1, 2008 at 4:33pm

French for Amanda
Knowing that you and Hélène love poetry (and I do too!) here are some sites you might like: 1. (you can hear poetry sung or read by poets!): (upper-right-hand look for "écouter." 2. (one of my favorite poems & poet...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 6:26pm

If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an
Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 1:40pm

How does the water symbology in Whitman's poetry connect to his philosophy on Transcendentalism?
Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 8:25pm

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